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This policy brief outlines best practice for disaster psychology and the implementation of trauma-informed services in Hong Kong. Psychological services are an integral component of the public health response in complex emergencies.
Effective and efficient implementation of psychological services requires robust coordination within and between organizations. Resources must be made available for specialized training, applied practice and service delivery. The regulation of mental health providers is required to ensure that vulnerable populations receive evidence-based care that is tailored to their specific needs.
This document presents the following recommendations: